Just take the clear and wipe it over to fade the dark. To give yourself even more control, I like to mix a little clear wax with the dark. Dip your dark wax brush lightly into the dark wax. Just make sure and use a clean rag to blend it in. Do you have to apply clear wax over top of the white wax? Mix some black or dark grey paint into your wax to create a DIY Tinted Furniture Wax. Add dark wax over that to enhance woodwork, and you have a beautiful work of art. Apply each … Been wanting to try the White Wax and the Black Wax out since I've seen them and getting back using Meguiars fully again so got the White Wax over the Black Wax this time. So, when it was announced that Annie Sloan the furniture painting and Chalk Paint® inventing Queen was releasing two new waxes, a Black and a White, I immediately began salivating at the thought of getting back to the studio and painting (and waxing) something….ANYTHING! How to Use the Liming Wax. I have been thinking of painting them for six years but have been worried that I would ruin them. You can also apply some clear wax over the dark to help with the blending. Now, the wipe strip down the middle is the unwaxed paint, and the left hand side is actually the White Wax over the dried paint. Clear wax? 3. The table will be for sell in my booth. This little bookshelf has a lovely shape and I have used both Annie Sloan Chalk Paint clear and dark wax to give it an antiqued look. It’s a bit more forgiving, lighter and easy to work with. Applying wax to a finish with a sealed topcoat is a bit different than waxing chalk or milk paint (if that’s been your main experience with wax). As far as color choices for tinting my own wax I am partial to Minwax's Ebony stain. You can apply the wax in thin layers or thick layers to … Tip: It’s always a good idea to put a layer of clear wax over the piece before using your dark wax. I know – cover up the warm with white, then bring back the warm with this wax. I also feel that by having a base coat of Clear Wax- it is easier to apply the Dark Wax. But when you apply it to a flat surface, sometimes it can just look like you wiped a bunch of dirt on the piece. The JTS took this photo. The poly will seal the piece so yellowing shouldn't be an issue down the road. Over white it produces a soft grey 'cooling' effect. 2. I think this piece would look lovely with a little sanding and some dark wax applied over. You are going to love these new wax colors.  Well let me tell you! Then thought that it should have a little shine so I used black in semi gloss. Now let’s take a look at Black Wax over the color Pure White. After painting this little cabinet shelf white, I went over it with clear wax then a black wax. The whole table got white wax highlights. Dip your dark wax brush lightly into the dark wax. White Wax. As a matter of fact, it works fantastically on non-wooden materials painted with chalk paint, including glass, ceramic, laminate, metal and various others. You can apply the wax in thin layers or thick layers to … Light Protection. Just apply a little clear wax over the dark wax and wipe it with a clean rag. http://mylove2create.blogspot.com/2013/11/wowza-weekend-link-party-29.html. To give yourself even more control, I like to mix a little clear wax with the dark. More than that, though, it’s a fantastic wax for enhancing and protecting the look of chalk paint. Again, you can wipe off as much or as little wax as you’d like and can go back and add more as long as you started with clear wax … Designed to seal and protect your painted surface. Use your cloth to wipe away any unwanted wax to achieve the look you want. Then go back over it with the dark wax thinned with mineral spirits whatever dark wax is left on the furniture from before will be reactivated and you will be able to get it even. After painting this little cabinet shelf white, I went over it with clear wax then a black wax. Less is more, so there’s no need to apply wax too thickly. I also feel that by having a base coat of Clear Wax- it is easier to apply the Dark Wax. If you do over-apply the wax, you can wipe back any excess with Clear Chalk Paint® Wax, making sure every part of your piece has been waxed at least once. WATCH MY VIDEO to check out how I used dark wax … Your email address will not be published. 3. But, if you do use dark wax…..you REALLY want to have a clear wax base BEFORE applied prior to the dark wax since it: 1. Apply the dark wax to the surface of the piece of furniture, directly over the clear wax. The clear wax will remove the most of the dark wax so you can start that spot over. 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